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Are the Academy Awards sexist?

Posted February 24, 2013 11:41 am by

Why have separate categories for male and female actors? I understand why men and women don't compete against each other in the hundred-yard dash or boxing, but why are they separated in acting? If you win the Best Actress Oscar, does it mean that you did a pretty good job of acting, for a broad?